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January 25, 2003

Comic book about the Parthenon Sculptures

Posted at 1:12 pm in Elgin Marbles

A new comic book aims to re-tell the story of the Parthenon Marbles in graphic format.

The Times

January 25, 2003
Lord Elgin pilloried in comic frieze
By Dalya Alberge

A BRITISH-IRANIAN businessman has seen the funny side of the Elgin Marbles dispute, publishing an Asterix-style comic strip about the Briton who helped himself to the Parthenon sculptures.

Amir Sobati, 32, who moved to Athens two years ago to set up an internet company for the hotel industry, has written and published The Parthenon Marbles & Lord Elgin, the Earl’s life story from cradle to grave with 400 pictures.
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